Data: Congress created virus aid, then reaped the benefits

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Highlighting how Washington insiders were both author and beneficiary of one of the biggest federally programs in U. S. history newly released government data shows several lawmakers have ties to companies that got forgivable coronavirus loans among businesses receiving money from the six hundred and fifty nine billion dollar paycheck protection program was a California hotel partially owned by the husband of democratic house speaker Nancy Pelosi as well as a shipping business started by transportation secretary Elaine Chao's family she's married to Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell money also flowed to a farming business owned by the family of Republican representative Vicky Hartzler and a casino company led by the husband of democratic representative Susie Lee there's no evidence any of them receive special treatment I'm Julie Walker

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